Master Herbalist to sit Capital Region Women’s Conference panel
The Capital Region Women’s conference is a collaborative event hosted in Sacramento, CA at the Sacramento Convention Center by Healthcorps® and Comstock’s Magazine on Friday, September 27th, 2013. Designed to help women of all ages address their challenges of time, energy, growth and finding balance, the CRWC will feature an entire day of activities.
The event will feature a “marketplace” filled with wealth & wellness booths, panels with inspirational speakers & topics as well as activities, food, libations, lifestyle products & networking opportunities. Our own Blessed Herbs herbalist Amanda McQuade Crawford, MA will be there, sitting amongst other distinguished guests on the “Restore Your Relationship with Nature” panel.
About Amanda McQuade Crawford, M.A.
Amanda McQuade Crawford, M.A. is an herbalist and clinical psychologist practicing integrative health care in Ojai, serving Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties. An Adjunct Professor at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston, she sees patients and consults for the natural products industry on quality issues.
Amanda is the author of three popular books on women’s health, The Natural Menopause Handbook, Herbal Remedies for Women, and The Herbal Menopause Book, plus chapters in The HERBAL Guide: Dietary Supplement Resources for the Clinician, Traditional Medicines for Modern Times: Antidiabetic Plants, Botanical Medicine for Women’s Health, and The New Menopause Book.
Education, Credentials and Affiliations
She earned her Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, and her degree in Phytotherapy (Herbal Medicine) from Britain’s College of Phytotherapy (Phyto, Greek - “plant”). In 2005, Amanda was appointed Clinic Supervisor for Canterbury College of Natural Healing in New Zealand. She is a member of internationally active groups dedicated to quality in health care. A member of the Union of Concerned Scientists and United Plant Savers, Amanda experiences science as a spiritual discipline.
Amanda regularly contributes articles and book reviews on natural medicine as an Advisory Board member of the American Botanical Council. She can be seen on TV sharing herbal self-care in her show, What a Relief! on the Veria network (www.veria.com).